Pregnancy, Birth & Baby ~ BellyBelly

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Pregnancy week by week

Pregnancy Week By Week!

We’ve put together some great images of each week of pregnancy, so you can see what your baby might look like!

Get started at the first week of pregnancy and please feel free to share your comments at the end of the article.

Don't say these to a pregnant woman

11 Things You Should NOT Say To A Pregnant Woman

WARNING: Do NOT say these 11 things to a pregnant woman. Don’t say I didn’t warn you – beware the wrath of a pregnant woman!!!

Awkward pregnancy photos

Awkward Pregnancy Photos – 28 Cringeworthy Photos!

These awkward pregnancy photos will really make you cringe. You wont know whether you should laugh or cry with these 28 awkward pregnancy photos.

pregnancy symptoms

Pregnancy Symptoms – 16 Early Pregnancy Symptoms

Pregnancy symptoms – a comprehensive list of 16 pregnancy symptoms which can be found in early pregnancy. Find out what the first signs of pregnancy are.

babies and sleep

What A Cabinet Maker Taught Me About Babies And Sleep

What would a cabinet maker know about babies and sleep? Something which I haven’t forgotten 12 years on.

Formula and baby sleep

Will Formula Help My Baby Sleep Better At Night?

You’ve probably heard parents say that formula helped their baby sleep better at night. Could this be true? Find out here.

Biggest Mother Regrets

Parenting Regrets: My 6 Biggest Regrets As A New Mother

Parenting regrets: we all have them. Here are the 6 biggest regrets I had as a new mother.

Pregnant woman crying

15 Things That Make Pregnant Women Cry

Pregnancy hormones: can’t live with them but can’t be pregnant without them. Here are 15 things that make pregnant women cry.

Crying baby

10 Things Your Crying Baby Wants You To Know

When your baby cries, ALWAYS remember these 10 things your baby wishes he could tell you. A must read for new parents or parents-to-be.

Aussie Parents Are Not Crap

An Open Letter To Dr Carr-Gregg – Aussie Parents Are Not ‘Crap’

In response to Dr Carr-Gregg’s comments that Aussie parents are doing a crappy job.

Safe swaddling

Safe Swaddling: How To Avoid Hip Dysplasia

Swaddling your baby incorrectly can cause their delicate hip joints to loosen and cartilage to become damaged. Here are 5 steps for safe swaddling.

When baby sleeps

12 Things Mothers Really Do When Baby Sleeps

“Sleep when the baby sleeps!” is a common, frustrating piece of advice for new mothers. But what do mothers really do when the baby sleeps?

Funniest things about newborns

10 Funniest (And Cutest) Quirks About Newborns You Didn’t Expect

Here are 10 funny (and sometimes cute!) quirks which you didn’t expect from your newborn baby.

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